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Pakistan Stock Exchange building attacked by heavily armed gunmen in Karachi, 9 killed

Four heavily-armed gunmen attacked the Pakistan Stock Exchange building in Karachi on Monday morning, killing a police sub-inspector and four security guards. In the ensuing exchange of fire, all the four gunmen were killed.

As per Geo News, the unidentified terrorists launched a grenade attack at the main gate and entered the building after opening indiscriminate firing.

The Pakistani Police said that five persons have received injuries in the horrific attack in Karachi, the country’s financial centre.

The injured have been admitted to a nearby hospital.

The heavily-armed gunmen were spotted wearing flak jackets. Armed forces have found hand grenades, AK-47 rifles, magazines and other explosive material from the spot, which indicates that the terrorists had come for a long siege.

Reports also suggest that police had found an abandoned vehicle just outside the KSX. The vehicle has now been cleared by a bomb disposal squad.

Police have sealed the surrounding areas.

 

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